[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant or Associate Professor in Limnology, University of Vermont

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Oct 26 20:17:11 MDT 2015

*Assistant or Associate Professor in Limnology*
*Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources*
*University of Vermont*

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (RSENR) and the
Ecosystem Science Laboratory invite applications for a 9-month,
tenure-track appointment as
Assistant or Associate Professor of Limnology.

We seek an outstanding scholar and educator to join the growing center of
excellence in
freshwater ecology and lake management at the University of Vermont. An
ideal candidate will
work within the broader field of aquatic ecology, combining theory,
observations, and/or
experiments to address contemporary research questions and management
challenges in lake
ecosystems from local to international scales, including linkages to
water-land interactions. The
incumbent is expected to develop and maintain a vibrant, collaborative
research program based
out of the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory; participate actively in
preparing students
to become environmental leaders and globally-informed citizens through
undergraduate and
graduate instruction in both the RSENR core curriculum and the candidate’s
field of expertise;
and provide leadership to the university, state, region and professional
communities through
outreach, engagement and other service activities.

*Required Qualifications*
• An earned doctorate in limnology, aquatic ecology, or other appropriate
environmental or
natural sciences
• An outstanding record of collaborative research and publication in
freshwater systems,
commensurate with time since degree
• Strong background and interest in undergraduate and graduate education
with a
demonstrated record of instructional excellence at the university level,
with time since degree
• Demonstrated competency and capacity to collaboratively work with diverse
groups of
people both on- and off-campus
• Demonstrated record of securing extramural funding from a diversity of
commensurate with time since degree

*Preferred Qualifications*
• Demonstrated leadership in globally significant, and complex
water-related issues
• Demonstrated capacity for engaged research and outreach on contemporary
management issues
• Demonstrated expertise in student-centered learning pedagogy
• Research background and interests that complement the current expertise
of faculty
within RSENR and across campus

*To Apply*
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016, and will continue until
the position is filled.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. We anticipate the
appointment will begin fall
semester 2016. Applicants must submit a letter of interest that includes
qualifications for the
position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research accomplishments and
future directions, a
statement of teaching experiences and interests, and contact information of
three references to
http://www.uvmjobs.com. Inquiries can be made to Dr. Jason Stockwell,
Chair, Limnology
Search Committee, at jdstockw at uvm.edu.

The University of Vermont is located in Burlington, the largest city in
Vermont, with an
increasingly ethnically and culturally diverse population. The mission of
RSENR is to
understand, nurture, and enrich the interdependence of people with healthy
ecological systems.
RSENR has 45 tenure-track, research, and teaching faculty, 35 staff, 600
undergraduates, and
100 graduate students in both Master’s and Ph.D. programs. RSENR is based
in the LEED
Platinum certified Aiken Center and also includes the Rubenstein Ecosystem
Science Laboratory
on Lake Champlain, the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, and the
Aiken Forestry
Sciences Laboratory.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and actively
encourages applications from women, veterans and people with diverse
racial, ethnic, and
cultural backgrounds who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of
the academic
community. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter
information about how they
will further this goal.

Andrea Lini
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Geology
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT 05405 U.S.A.
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